Portrait of C R Leslie, RA by Alfred Edward Chalon

Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859) was a contemporary chronicler of the British school of painting and Constable's first and most sympathetic biographer.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
38 x 30.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £5,850)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Chomé Fine Art

He was elected as a Royal Academian in 1816 and this work was painted by a close freiend and fellow academian.

Provenance

John Gibbons; Reverend B Gibbons; Gibbons family by descent; Chomé Fine Art, Sherborne.

Venue details

Royal Academy of Arts Burlington House, Piccadilly, LONDON London W1J 0BD 020 7300 8000 www.royalacademy.org.uk

Entry details

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